Winter Nationals finale pays $3,000 to IMCA Modified winner

cocpahYUMA, Ariz. – Cocopah Speedway concludes its Winter Nationals Weekend with a $3,000 to win, mini­mum $300 to start main event for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds on Saturday, Feb. 15.
A trio of $1,000 to win, minimum $100 to start events for Modifieds are on the docket Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8, and Friday, Feb. 14.

All four Winter Nationals features are qualifying events for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing national, Larry Shaw Racing Western Region and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded each night.

Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $400 to win and a minimum of $50 to start, plus national and state points, each night. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $350 to win and a minimum of $40 to start while vying for national, Stephenville Starter Southern Region and state points.
Non-qualifier pay is $30. There is no entry fee or pill draw fee in any division any night and pit passes are $30 for each show.

Racing begins at 7 p.m. each night with a special event main gate opening time of 4 p.m. Season pass holders, Skybox ticket and suite ticket holders will be admitted 30 minutes prior to general admission. Pit gates for all events open at 2 p.m.

General admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and military personnel, $5 for juniors ages 6-12, and children six and under get in free. Additionally, on Friday, Feb. 14, Cocopah Speedway will offer a Valentine’s special, with admission just $5 that night for all ladies.

The days in between the two race weekends are filled with other special events for racers and fans alike, including a bowling tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 12 and a special Fanfest Race Car Show and party on the speedway grounds Thursday, Feb. 13.

Information on Winter Nationals payouts, tickets, season passes and online purchasing or race registration is available at Promoter Greg Burgess can also be contacted at 928 344-1563 or by email at

Winter Nationals wraps up the 10-date Winter Chal­lenge Series for IMCA Modifieds. The first six events are at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria on Jan. 24-26, Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 1. All six Modified features at Canyon pay $1,000 to win and are also Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifiers.
A minimum of $100 will be paid to start the main events at Canyon. There’s a $50 entry fee and non-qualifier money is the same amount.

National, regional and state points are at stake and bonus points will be awarded if the Winter Challenge Series champion drivers hails from the Western Region.

Racing starts at 5 p.m. for weekend shows and at 7 p.m. on Fridays.

More information is posted on the website.

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